Special Events

Unique lectures and exhibits of our significant art collection.

Bronxville Artists: Legacies Past & Future

“Scenic hillsides, a meandering river, stone bridges, and picturesque buildings…” — it’s easy to understand why artists have long been attracted to Bronxville. The art colony that was established here in the late-19th century is well known to many, but less familiar is the fact that earlier notable artists as...
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Remembering the Past with Presents

“A resounding success” and “simply marvelous” were just two of the phrases used to describe the official unveiling of the paintings by Bronxville artists which were acquired by the Conservancy and are now on permanent loan to the Village. Over 150 members and their guests attended the reception at Village...
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A Twist of Old Lyme

In 2006, Conservancy members and guests cruised along the Long Island Sound to Old Saybrook, then boarded buses to Old Lyme, Connecticut, where they had the opportunity to view works of art by the Lyme Art Colony in a grand old home overlooking the meandering Lieutenant River, a tidal waterway...
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Gates-keeping: The art of brothers Gates

A capacity crowd gathered on Sunday afternoon, April 30, 2006, in the Yeager Room at the Bronxville Public Library. The reason — a rare exhibit of the works of two early-twentieth-century Bronxville artists, brothers Francis and Richard Gates. The exhibition and program were presented by the Bronxville Historical Conservancy and...
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Art-to-Art Talk

On May 16th, Art Historian Jayne Warman drew a packed crowd at the Yeager Community Room as she presented works of art the Conservancy has acquired as a part of its effort to bring the creations of early Bronxville artists back to our community. Among the works presented were two...
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Legacy at Risk: Artists Homes and Studios

Stephen May, historian, preservationist and expert on historic art studios, visited Bronxville on October 27, 2002, a program organized by Conservancy member Eloise Morgan to share insights into Bronxville’s historic art studios, the artists who built them and the art work they created. Bronxville’s extraordinary collection of studios was built...
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An Afternoon of Prose and Poetry

On Sunday, April 7th, villagers gathered at the Bronxville Library for a very successful “Literary Afternoon of Prose and Poetry” co-sponsored by the Bronxville Historical Conservancy and the Bronxville Public Library. Jayne Warman conceived of this literary occasion to shed light on the writings of Bronxville’s earliest residents. Mayor Nancy...
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Preserving the Heritage of Bronxville Artists

With a backdrop of 19th and early 20th century paintings gathered by Objects and Images Gallery, combined with works lent from several villagers’ private collections, villager and art historian Jayne Warman painted a magnificent landscape of Bronxville’s early art and its ever-increasing value in the current market in the first...
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